So, you’re ready to leave the cloud? Here’s what you need to know!
Moving onto the cloud is a significant and innovative decision for any business. It’s a massive undertaking because it requires educating your employees and making a new system and process an essential part of your day-to-day systems. And that’s just moving ON to the cloud. But what happens when you decide to move away from it?
Leaving the cloud is a decision many businesses make for various reasons; a rise in costs, security concerns, or even because of things like performance issues. No matter the reason, leaving the cloud is just a milestone decision for your business as it is to move on to it. So if you’ve recently decided to leave the cloud, read on to find out what you need to know to make the process a seamless one.
Plan, Plan, Plan
Keep in mind that no detail is too small, so make sure to consider every aspect of this project. It might be helpful to return to your project management onboarding plan to see what that process was like to ensure you don’t overlook any steps, or you could also bring on project managers to chart out the process for you.
Develop a Contingency Plan
So when leaving the cloud, even after you’ve made all the plans for your transition period after it, make a contingency plan with your current cloud and service providers to fall back on. Backup plans that account for things like power outages or incompatible platforms. While we hope none of these happen, you’ll be happy you have a backup plan if they do.
…Did We Mention to Plan?
Does leaving the cloud leave you in a cloud of overwhelm? Reach out to us here to find out how our team of project managers can help you make this transition seamless and efficient!